Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2020 at the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel of Church Point, LA for, Samuel Wallace Dunbar, 63, who died at 10:34 a.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 in Lafayette, LA.
Rev. James Faulk, Pastor of Church Point United Methodist Church will conduct the funeral services. Visitation may be observed on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 8:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Our Lady Sacred Heart Mausoleum.
Mr. Dunbar was born June 10, 1957 in Opelousas, LA to the late Oscar and Dorothy Bridges Dunbar. He worked most of his life as a lineman with Century Link. He was also a farmer who raised cattle and planted corn and soybeans. He loved the outdoors, working on broken farm equipment and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife Audrey Avant Dunbar of Church Point, LA; one daughter, Sherry Dunbar Landry and Her husband, Coy of Church Point, LA; one son, Philip Wayne Dunbar and His wife Melissa Elaine Dunbar of Church Point, LA; 2 sisters, Melony Dunbar Hedrick and Her husband, Hugh of Church Point, LA and Loretta Dunbar Cavalier and Her husband, “Nootsie” of Pierre Part, LA; Two Brothers, His twin, William Scott Dunbar and His wife Marian of Mire, LA and Lloyd Clay Dunbar and His wife Alice of Richard, LA; one grandson, Nathan Paul Dunbar of Church Point, LA and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in Death by His parents and a sister, Janet G. Dunbar.
The family request any memorial donations be made to: Sarah’s Laughter at sarahs-laughter.com or Farmer Veteran Coalition at farmvetco.org
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Samuel’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of the arrangements.